International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART F
To assess the effect of selected educational intervention of health and hygiene on knowledge level of adolescent girls
Author(s): Chandani and Dr. Meera Singh
Hygiene is the fundamental requirement for a healthy, respectable, productive and purposeful life. Good hygiene creates a powerful shield against diseases. Several communicable diseases are also spread by human beings due to their poor personal hygiene. The present study was carried out in Pusa Block of Samastipur district in Bihar. The selection of the district and its one Community Development (CD) Block i.e., Pusa block was made purposively. Only two high school girls were selected for collection of information. The present study consists of rural high school girls in the age group of 14 – 18 years who were studying in 9th and 10th standard. From the selected school 20 girls were randomly selected from each class. The total sample comprised 80 adolescent girls from in Kasturba Gandhi Balika high School Vaini Pusa (40) experimental group and Government Girls High School (40) control group. The present study was found before intervention majority of girls had low level of knowledge in experimental group. In the control group girls had low level of knowledge. But, after intervention majority of girls had high level of knowledge in experimental groups and in control group girls had low level of knowledge. Findings showed that there was a significant difference between experimental and control group.
How to cite this article:
Chandani, Dr. Meera Singh. To assess the effect of selected educational intervention of health and hygiene on knowledge level of adolescent girls. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):344-346.